Q: Did you think Denver would come out with life and zip after the previous two days?
A: “No, to be honest, they quit on Brian Shaw and they’ll quit again. A quitter is a quitter. That was my take on that.”
– Kevin Garnett
This directed to whoever in listening range
Yo the whole state of things in the world bout to change
Your head is throbbin and I ain’t said shit yet
The Roots crew, the next movement, c’mon!
- The Roots
Clearly, Brian Shaw was the problem in Denver.
That’s tongue in cheek, of course, but it was interesting to see the Nuggets play so well on Wednesday night, mostly because they looked entirely different than the reanimated corpses that wore their uniforms for most of Brian Shaw’s tenure as coach. Shaw was fired on Tuesday morning, ending his, um, checkered tenure in the Mile High City. Between rapping scouting reports to his players (oy vey), routinely calling out his players (to no effect), and admitting that he was reading books on millenials to “try to connect with his players (*facepalm*), it was painfully obvious that a change was necessary. Continue Reading…